Henry Boynton Smith

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Houghton Mifflin, 1892 - Clergy - 368 pages
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Page 266 - If the kingdoms of this world are to become the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ, the event can never come to pass independent of great revivals.
Page 327 - Christian breast, and warm and invigorate the thousands whose bosoms glow with united zeal to diffuse the " light of the knowledge of the glory of God, as it shines in the face of Jesus Christ," to those who still sit in the vast and remote regions of the shadow of death.
Page 293 - Testaments shall be acknowledged to be the inspired word of God, and the only infallible rule of faith and practice; the Confession of Faith shall continue to be sincerely received and adopted as containing the system of doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures...
Page 327 - One and the finite world are united and reconciled in one complete system, whose centre is found in tlie person and work of an incarnate deity. Nothing in all literature and all philosophy equals this sublime and radiant idea, the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, as it shines in the face of Jesus Christ our Lord. It is written on the open page of the divine oracles, it is impressed upon the soul of the believer, it is drawn out in the theologies of the church, it is hymned in penitential...
Page 294 - Seminary, solemnly and sincerely receive and adopt the Westminster Confession of Faith, as containing the system of doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures.
Page 346 - So went to bed : where eagerly his sickness Pursued him still ; and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight, (which he himself Foretold should be his last,) full of repentance, Continual meditations, tears, and sorrows, He gave his honours to the world again, His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace.
Page 293 - The reunion shall be effected on the doctrinal and ecclesiastical basis of our common standards ; the Confession of Faith shall continue to be sincerely received and adopted " as containing the system of doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures...
Page 305 - Peter therefore was kept in prison; but prayer was made without ceasing of the Church unto God for him.
Page 249 - Father Newman informs us that Truth for its own sake need not be, and on the whole ought not to be, a virtue with the Roman clergy," and to be thus brilliant and antithetical (save the mark!) in the very cause of Truth, is a proceeding of so special a character as to lead me to exclaim, after the pattern of the celebrated saying, "O Truth, how many lies are told in thy name!
Page 300 - His object is manifest from the history of the case as already given. It was first, to meet the objections to the organic union then contemplated, on the part of a considerable section of the Old School body, of which the Princeton Review was the representative ; and, second, to test, in an open and explicit...

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